Thor actress Jaimie Alexander has signed on to play the female lead in Last Stand for Lionsgate and director Jee-woon Kim. Rodrigo Santoro has also joined the cast.

Last Stand revolves around a small-town sheriff (Arnold Schwarzenegger) who tries to stop an escaped Mexican cartel leader from reaching the border, only to find himself outmatched every step of the way. Jaimie Alexander will play Sarah Torrance, a cop under Arnold Schwarzenegger's command, who starts up a romance with another officer, played by Rodrigo Santoro. Peter Stormare and Zach Gilford also star.

Jee-woon Kim is directing Last Stand from a script by Jeffrey Nachmanoff, who rewrote the original draft by Andrew Knauer. Production is scheduled to begin on October 20 in New Mexico.